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Raised garden bed with inbuilt irrigation Don't know what it means by inbu…

Started by Florence

1 Jun 14, 2015
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

Polystyrene boxes, are they safe for food growing?

For the last three years or so I've been happily growing my shallots and leeks in my homemade recycled polystyrene broccoli box wicking bed…

Started by Susanne

7 Jun 21, 2014

This website is the story of a youngish couple with talents and creativity, turning their rental 1 bedroom apartment in NEW FARM into an am…

Started by gabrielle austerberry

13 Feb 18, 2014
Reply by Lissa


From one of the FB sites: Chinampas are artifical islands or peninsulas used traditionally used by indigenous Mesoamericans. They are usual…

Started by Lissa

19 Jan 10, 2013
Reply by Scarlett


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Vetiver grass helps to stabilise soil and protects it against erosion.  It can protect against pests and weeds. Vetiver is also used as animal feed. (Wiki.)

GrowVetiver is a plant nursery run by Dave & Keir Riley that harvests and grows Vetiver grass for local community applications and use. It is based in Beachmere, just north of Brisbane, Australia.

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